• Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 minutes ago
    Is the COP26 climate change summit to be held next month doomed to be just a paper exercise? Leaked documents have revealed that certain countries are not as committed to the cause as they appear to be. https://apple.news/AKeFFTmIdSPSvgYu5A3-5wg
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  • @ScoopSupport Below is a copy and paste of your comment in the thread “Labelling” yesterday in which you state you’d be happy to “hear” any of our thoughts. I would like to put forward a suggestion which in my mind requires serious thought by yourselves. Yesterday, a certain Scooploop member posted a libellous comment about me. It was a disgraceful stain on my integrity as a moderator of a limited group. I reported said comment to yourselves and after what seemed to me to be an unacceptable delay, you removed the post. I believe any user that posts outlandish libellous posts, should be immediately suspended from Scooploop and warned that further misdemeanours would mean expulsion. I’m going to close this discussion with yourselves as I don’t want it to descend into a free for all. ScooploopSupport @ScoopSupport South Bank (14.8 miles) 1 day ago Thank you for all of your thoughts. We always aim to moderate our groups fairly and on a case by case basis. We understand that 'labelling' can be found annoying, however it is also an extremely difficult issue to crack down on, as if we were to remove every term that can be linked to a person / group of people there would be much less content available on Scooploop! We are always happy to hear any thoughts on how you believe this could be dealt with and what our user base would appreciate. Have a great day
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 29 days ago
    Has turned down a building proposal on Tesco Gallows Corner car park. Common sense has prevailed. https://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/news/local-council/gallows-corner-tesco-proposal-refused-8332740
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 2 months ago
    Courtesy NASA Johnson https://twitter.com/wonderofscience/status/1420743532147470337?s=21
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  • spotted in the asteroid belt that shouldn’t be there. Read here. 👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://www.independent.co.uk/space/jaxa-red-asteroid-belt-organic-matter-pompeja-justitia-b1892791.html
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    From the beginning of the virus. https://twitter.com/bydonkeys/status/1417400477684228102?s=21
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    but there are WhatsApp messages from the PM allegedly, that are highly controversial. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-57854811
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    Hello team. I’ve noticed that there has been an icon change (as below) in the Scooploop header bar. Is this a change Scooploop have made recently?
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    That May one day prevent mass extinction. https://www.euronews.com/2021/06/30/nasa-and-esa-to-test-nudging-asteroids-off-collision-course-with-earth
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    I’ve recently started a caption competition in one of the groups I moderate. No prizes obviously, but I did state in the initial post, if I could give a badge for best caption, I certainly would. What would @ScoopSupport think about awarding badges to the best caption as voted by group moderator?
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 3 months ago
    this group. The moderator was locked out of Scooploop by no fault of his own and @ScoopSupport have asked me to let people know about his group. 👍 https://www.scooploop.com/thread/moderator-of-group
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    Not space oriented, but a very important step forward in sustainable energy production for the future. The possibilities are limitless. https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a36630528/china-artificial-sun-breaks-fusion-world-record/
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    Telescope, successor to the Hubble Telescope, has been delayed. More here 👇👇👇👇 https://earthsky.org/space/james-webb-telescope-hubble-successor-to-launch/?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=b0fcf0262e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_02_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-b0fcf0262e-393641877
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  • From a relatively close supernova has been been picked up by astronomers. https://apple.news/AWCovD0RlT8OdH0xlPvL7CA
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    When I replied to a post in a thread, and then refreshed the page, my reply disappears. However, when I press on the Ops title, my reply post then appears.
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    Hit by space debris. https://www.cnet.com/news/orbital-debris-strikes-iss-robotic-arm-leaves-a-mark/#ftag=CAD-09-10aai5b
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    NASAs favourite photos taken from the ISS in 2020. Great photos. https://petapixel.com/2021/01/04/nasas-top-photos-taken-from-the-international-space-station-in-2020/?utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=feedburner
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    Of the full lunar eclipse taken in East Java, Indonesia.
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  • On this day in 1983, The European Space Agency launched it’s first X-ray observatory into space. Named EXOSTAT, it’s mission was to study the universe by exclusively looking at X-ray radiation.
  • Spencer Welling calls this award-winning Milky Way image Chamber of Light. He captured it in the U.S. state of Utah. Spencer wrote, “The deserts of the Southwest abound with places to capture the night sky. It’s easy to overlook some of the more obscure hidden gems hovering under the radar. This location is situated below a remote set of cliffs in Grand Staircase-Escalante. This natural stone chamber provides some of the clearest, most pristine views of the Milky Way framed by the copper-colored opening of the cavern.”
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 4 months ago
    Hello Team. I’ve had a request from a member to join the two groups that I moderate. On clicking on their account, it says they are “suspended” Firstly, I don’t know why they were suspended to make any decision, and secondly, is it right that a suspended member is still active and can apply to join groups? Thank you.
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  • the sun and the mind boggling temperature difference between the corona and photosphere. https://theconversation.com/the-suns-atmosphere-is-hundreds-of-times-hotter-than-its-surface-heres-why-161392
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 5 months ago
    @ScoopSupport can you shed some light on this problem please? I’ve been in Devon since last Sunday 16th May and only returned an hour ago. I haven’t logged into Scooploop in that time whilst away and yet when I logged in a while ago I noticed the banner photo of my group “The Oasis” has disappeared! How can this happen? This post is aimed at Scooploop Tech so there is no need for any input from others. Thank you.
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  • Was advertised with the slogan, “In Space, no one can hear you scream” but it didn’t mention anything about humming. Instruments aboard NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, which nine years ago exited our solar system’s outer reaches, have detected a faint monotonous hum caused by the constant vibrations of the small amounts of gas found in the near-emptiness of interstellar space, scientists said. It essentially represents the background noise present in the vast expanse between star systems. These vibrations, called persistent plasma waves, were identified at radio frequencies in a narrow bandwidth during a three-year period as Voyager 1 traverses interstellar space. “The persistent plasma waves that we’ve just discovered are far too weak to actually hear with the human ear. If we could hear it, it would sound like a single steady note, playing constantly but changing very slightly over time,” said Stella Koch Ocker, a Cornell University doctoral student in astronomy and lead author of the study published this week in the journal Nature Astronomy. The Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in September 1977, is currently located about 14.1 billion miles (22.7 billion km) from Earth - roughly 152 times the distance between our planet and the sun - and is still obtaining and transmitting data. Having decades ago visited the huge planets Jupiter and Saturn, Voyager 1 is now providing insight into interstellar space. Courtesy of NASA, Reuters and JPL
  • Taken by the Parker Solar Probe on July 2020. Extraordinary photograph courtesy of NASA and others listed on photograph.
  • With sound of the Mars Perseverance helicopters 4th flight. Doppler effect of the helicopter’s movement is distinguishable in the video. A first. https://twitter.com/nasapersevere/status/1390685833007484928?s=21
  • Chinese rocket splashed down in the Indian Ocean west of the Maldives today. https://apple.news/AEL94EXKnRnWpSRrWdi_H_w
  • Crew return to earth following their historic mission to the ISS. https://apple.news/A_0TiIBk3Sp-tH4spsDFl5A
  • Parker Solar probe. A truly triumphant achievement. https://apple.news/AWGLU8T7-Q9-6EH1B2DJxag
  • An extraordinary feat of early space engineering. https://apple.news/ASSsfBV0xTfWkMCusEDHQZQ
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 5 months ago
    Captures giant star on the edge of destruction. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2021/hubble-captures-giant-star-on-the-edge-of-destruction/
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 5 months ago
    Made it’s 3rd successful flight today reaching new heights and speed. https://apple.news/AgPvZpPL5RgqtY_hznIGI4A
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  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 6 months ago
    In the Mars Perseverance mission. Oxygen extracted from the Martian atmosphere. A giant leap forward for future manned missions to Mars. https://apple.news/AQqO-h8mFRcKYl2R97W9dYw
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  • helicopter ingenuity will soon be the first man made vehicle to make a controlled flight on another planet. Facts here. 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/ASnNvn1kCTfmDi63ea7AkRg
  • Yes, NASA uses zip ties on their rovers. Made from special plastics. https://apple.news/APyyrtUQDMe-21IRNsPltvw
  • 2,100 light years away. A massive star, 20 times larger than our sun, that exploded creating this impressive nebula. Read details here. 👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/AxA_ZpBR4QJyGLaOaco7dPQ
  • asteroid will fly past the earth later on today travelling at 124,000 Kph (77,000 mph). It is classed as a near earth object but poses no threat to our planet. 👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/AkexyZAlXQ_K_ztSpctk7yg
  • has been discovered in the constellation Cassiopeia. More below. 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/AefbcgoRXRJqwUm3t72xGLw
  • over Vermont exploded in brilliant flash and created a “sonic boom” https://apple.news/AtiSl8TJ1TO2PY1GH_qTF-Q
  • are drilling holes in the ISS but fear not. Read here. 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/Apzt4VhK-QWmJ5uh3bXs2aw
  • Will do a safe pass of earth this Saturday. Astronomers have been tracking this 400 metre asteroid for some time. It will do further passes in the future. Read here. 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://earthsky.org/space/asteroid-99942-apophis-encounters-2029-2036-2068?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=b2c4d1f553-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_02_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-b2c4d1f553-393641877
  • a fragment from a meteor seen on Sunday 31st March continues 👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/AJzrPIx4IS5q5tBH3fLE_LA
  • and more to watch out for in 2021 👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://apple.news/Ab47AHtUNSxiYfG8l5VlINg
  • finds a group of black holes in a globular cluster. A first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MCEnqrLR6c&feature=youtu.be
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 8 months ago
    is due to pass the earth safely on 21st March. https://apple.news/AJ4A_zzZxSCmN7EfkJbn7WA
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  • Received in an email today. 👇👇👇👇👇👇
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 8 months ago
    https://apple.news/ANIT69xnqRsCokLv8W8vlww
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  • but quite a feat nonetheless. (Old but worth a look) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E4-60ZsaPo
  • Dave @Dave Hornchurch updated 8 months ago
    Hornchurch Video (Edited)
    Anna asked me to post an mp4 video. I’ve had to cut and copy it first and then upload it to YouTube and then cut and copy the YouTube link. Phew. A long way round but the only way I’m afraid. It’s a very funny video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGadXZST0P4&feature=youtu.be
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  • Has this woman (in photograph in front of artists concept of the fusion thruster) just invented the rocket that will take us to Mars? The unique design of the plasma thruster could enable spacecraft to travel to distant planets much faster than they can now. Dr Fatima Ebrahimi has invented a new fusion rocket thruster concept which could power humans to Mars and beyond. The physicist who works for the US Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) designed the rocket which will use magnetic fields to shoot plasma particles - electrically charged gas - into the vacuum of space. According to Newton's second and third laws of motion, the conservation of momentum would mean the rocket was propelled forwards - and at speeds 10 times faster than comparable devices. The invention could enable humans to travel to Mars While current space-proven plasma propulsion engines use electric fields to propel the particles, the new rocket design would accelerate them using magnetic reconnection. This process is found throughout the universe but is most observable to humanity on the surface of the sun. When magnetic field lines converge there, before separating and then reconnect again, they product an enormous amount of energy. A brilliant mind designing a brilliant concept.

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